Mail forwarding /address services

by mindpilot @, la Playa Buenavista, Tuesday, August 31, 2021, 10:42 (20 days ago)

Does anyone have any recommendations for mail forwarding services?

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by Talley Ho @, Playa la Ropa, Tuesday, August 31, 2021, 12:13 (20 days ago) @ mindpilot

Good luck, we are watching what responses you get. We just gave up and with rare exceptions from eBay, don't get mail!

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by ZihuaRob ⌂ @, Zihuatanejo, México, Tuesday, August 31, 2021, 13:21 (20 days ago) @ Talley Ho

Good luck, we are watching what responses you get. We just gave up and with rare exceptions from eBay, don't get mail!

Gee, I just use my local address. Works fine. Other folks use the local post office.

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by mexicoman @, Playa Del Carmen, Tuesday, August 31, 2021, 17:45 (20 days ago) @ ZihuaRob

Good luck, we are watching what responses you get. We just gave up and with rare exceptions from eBay, don't get mail!


Gee, I just use my local address. Works fine. Other folks use the local post office.

My wife's sister sent a Christmas card several years ago. It arrived in April. Mexican mail works!

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by ZihuaRob ⌂ @, Zihuatanejo, México, Tuesday, August 31, 2021, 19:26 (20 days ago) @ mexicoman

Correos de México's service has always worked fine for my needs. The only mail problem I've ever had was due to TFG's saboteur running the USPS.

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by frostbite ⌂ @, Hamilton MT, Wednesday, September 01, 2021, 06:25 (19 days ago) @ ZihuaRob

On our first trip to Zihua we put a pile of postcards in the mail. None arrived.

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by wisconsinjuan @, Wednesday, September 01, 2021, 19:46 (19 days ago) @ frostbite

Same with us. Never had a piece of mail reach the US. If it's important or timely you have to use DHL or FedEx.

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by ZihuaRob ⌂ @, Zihuatanejo, México, Wednesday, September 01, 2021, 20:16 (19 days ago) @ wisconsinjuan

Same with us. Never had a piece of mail reach the US. If it's important or timely you have to use DHL or FedEx.

If mail sent from Mexico isn't reaching it's destination in the USA, it's probably not addressed correctly or has incorrect postage. I've never had a problem, though I probably haven't sent any mail to the USA in around 10 years, but on the Mexican side service has gotten better while on the U.S. side it's only gotten worse.

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by Talley Ho @, Playa la Ropa, Wednesday, September 01, 2021, 11:32 (19 days ago) @ Talley Ho

We are glad that we decided to go fully electronic long before our move. Our "mail" so far has consisted of a stimulus check, and occasional items from eBay.

Love having a simplified life!!

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by mexicoman @, Playa Del Carmen, Wednesday, September 01, 2021, 13:08 (19 days ago) @ Talley Ho

We are glad that we decided to go fully electronic long before our move. Our "mail" so far has consisted of a stimulus check, and occasional items from eBay.

Love having a simplified life!!

We keep our $10/month USA Box for our US bank account and credit cards that require a street address.

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by mexicoman @, Playa Del Carmen, Tuesday, August 31, 2021, 15:17 (20 days ago) @ mindpilot

Does anyone have any recommendations for mail forwarding services?

We have used USA Box for 9 years. We have a street address in Miami, FL with apartment number, suite, unit whatever you want. They receive our mail and scan the envelope or package with return address. Then we choose to open and scan the contents, forward or shred it. They will hold the mail until we choose to send it.

The service is $10/month. Forwarding is by USPS, DHL, FedEx and others. It's not cheap but it works perfectly.
usabox. com

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by mindpilot @, la Playa Buenavista, Thursday, September 02, 2021, 09:33 (18 days ago) @ mexicoman

I've heard good things about USA Box. Appreciate the recommendation!

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by B&S @, Tuesday, August 31, 2021, 19:32 (20 days ago) @ mindpilot

I tried to post a reply but for some reason it didn’t take.
Until last year we have not had a permanent address for about 20 years as we travelled around. Used a mail forwarding service extensively. I posted a reply, based on our experience, several years ago that could be helpful. Go to ROB’s SEARCH and type in “mail forwarding” Then look for the posting from B&S dated 9/27/2017.

Mail forwarding /address services

by mindpilot @, la Playa Buenavista, Thursday, September 02, 2021, 09:32 (18 days ago) @ B&S

Thanks! I'll check it out.

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by mindpilot @, la Playa Buenavista, Thursday, September 02, 2021, 09:45 (18 days ago) @ B&S

I tried to post a reply but for some reason it didn’t take.
Until last year we have not had a permanent address for about 20 years as we travelled around. Used a mail forwarding service extensively. I posted a reply, based on our experience, several years ago that could be helpful. Go to ROB’s SEARCH and type in “mail forwarding” Then look for the posting from B&S dated 9/27/2017.

Sorry, but I couldn't find it.

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by ZihuaRob ⌂ @, Zihuatanejo, México, Thursday, September 02, 2021, 11:47 (18 days ago) @ mindpilot

I tried to post a reply but for some reason it didn’t take.
Until last year we have not had a permanent address for about 20 years as we travelled around. Used a mail forwarding service extensively. I posted a reply, based on our experience, several years ago that could be helpful. Go to ROB’s SEARCH and type in “mail forwarding” Then look for the posting from B&S dated 9/27/2017.


Sorry, but I couldn't find it.

B&S just made a new post to that thread, so if you configure your Message Board Preferences correctly, the most recent posts and active thread will always appear on the first page.

Instead of just posting the link (handing out fish), I believe it's better to teach a hungry person to fish, so here's how to keep up with active discussions:
TIP: Keeping up with discussions (from Registering & Using the Message Board)

Once you do the above you'll see the post B&S referred to.
Un saludo.

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by Casa Juan @, Wednesday, September 01, 2021, 00:14 (19 days ago) @ mindpilot

St Brendan's Isle did a good job for me in 2020 and the rates are very affordable; you can dial in the level of service you want plus its easy to talk to them on the phone. In florida on EST though.

a house with no number on a road with no name

by mindpilot @, la Playa Buenavista, Thursday, September 02, 2021, 09:25 (18 days ago) @ mindpilot

This was not meant to be a criticism of the postal service of either country. That's a moot point anyway since my house doesn't have an address. A few friends have been kind enough to receive stuff for us.

At least for the foreseeable future, I need to maintain a US address for financial reasons.